Jeremy Hooper
3 min readDec 19, 2023

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Thanks for The Thoughtful Gift

By Jeremy Hooper

I wanted to thank you, great-grandson, for the carefully considered gift of one strip of LED lighting to go around the back of my TV. Eighty-eight years is obviously too long to go without a tinge of illumination highlighting my screen’s underside.

Ya know, when I was a youngster growing up in Appalachia, I never would’ve imagined framing a television in subtle shades. And not just…

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Jeremy Hooper

Recycled politico who ✍️ hahas for adults (@mcsweeneys, @newyorker @weeklyhumorist, @pointsincase, @frazzledhumor) & future adults (PBs) | Rep UTA